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Reflection is key to any learning. Reflective writing requires you to think deeply and write about an experience, event or course content, and how it relates to the broader body of knowledge (literature). This involves writing about:
In this assessment you are required to look back on your learning and experiences in this course. Specifically, you are to select three (3) concepts from any of the weekly topics which have had an impact on your learning; whatever you have found to be of particular interest to you. This may include your favourite topic or a topic which provided you with knowledge and insights that you were not previously aware of. In other words, identify and describe your key takeaways from the semester.
You are to provide a reflection of how Creativity and Innovation for Business subject has helped you gain a better understanding throughout your studies. Ensure you reflect on:
your initial expectations and any changes in these expectations
what you have learned from the course and how you have both used and will use this learning in the future
The reflection must also be backed by a theoretical foundation and scholarly work, therefore conduct any additional research needed to ensure you have addressed the requirements of this task and provide references.
Follow the instructions below to guide you through this REFLECTION.
Requirements of the reflective paper
Thereflectivepieceshouldprovideinsightonwhat your initial expectations of the course were and how (if at all) they have changed over the semester.
Thereflectivepiecemusthighlightyourlearning
1. What happened and what you have personally learned from the experience?
2. What it means, and how it changes the way you think or understand something?
3. How does this relate to the academic/industry literature?
4. What you can change or how you can apply the new learning in the future?
In this assessment you are required to look back on your learning and experiences in this course. Specifically, you are to select three (3) concepts from any of the weekly topics which have had an impact on your learning; whatever you have found to be of particular interest to you. This may include your favourite topic or a topic which provided you with knowledge and insights that you were not previously aware of. In other words, identify and describe your key takeaways from the semester.
You are to provide a reflection of how Creativity and Innovation for Business subject has helped you gain a better understanding throughout your studies. Ensure you reflect on:
your initial expectations and any changes in these expectations
what you have learned from the course and how you have both used and will use this learning in the future
The reflection must also be backed by a theoretical foundation and scholarly work, therefore conduct any additional research needed to ensure you have addressed the requirements of this task and provide references.
Follow the instructions below to guide you through this REFLECTION.
Requirements of the reflective paper
Thereflectivepieceshouldprovideinsightonwhat your initial expectations of the course were and how (if at all) they have changed over the semester.
The reflective piece must highlight your learning outcomes, and explain how you will use these learning outcomes in your future career. Areas such as the creative people, culture and process, design thinking, open innovation and completing assessments etc. can be discussed and considered as part of the learning experience.
Incorporateoneexamplefromyourlifeduringthe semester where you used the learning and skills gained from this course to creatively (i.e., novel and useful ideas) and effectively solve a problem/task you were facing.
Youmustsupporttheseexperienceswitha theoretical foundation. Consider the following to be incorporated into your reflection:
a. Creativityelements(people,culture, competence and environment).
Typesofinnovation(product,service, process).
The Innovation Matrix (4 types of innovation) - Incremental, radical, architectural & disruptive innovation.
References
Ensure you use APA referencing style for all references used including in-text references. Refer to the ICMS Style Guide for guidance.
Appendices
Information that is not essential to explain your findings, but supports your analysis (especially repetitive or lengthy information), validates your conclusions or pursues a related point should be placed in an Appendix.
Readings for the assessment
Innovation Management
http://www.innovationmanagement.se/
Harvard Business Review – Creativity
https://hbr.org/topic/creativity
Why Design Thinking in Business Needs a Rethink
https://hbsp.harvard.edu/product/SMR627-PDF- ENG?Ntt=design+thinking&itemFindingMethod=Search